Fifth Generation

2247. Edgar Bowen was born about 1892 in Continental, Putnam Co., Ohio, USA. He died in 1957 at the age of 65. >1910 US Census - age 18, Living in Bloom Twp, Wood County, Ohio with fat her, H.N. Bowen and mother (step mother) Jennie Bowen, and brother Merl e (age 15). Parents married 9 yrs, 2 children, both living. 2nd marriag e for both parents.

>1890 July 9, born- Continental, Putnam Co. Ohio, marriage certificate sa ys he was born in 1891, his WWI Draft card says 1890. The 1890 is in hi s handwriting, so I used that year.
>1910 US Census - age 18, Living in Bloom Twp, Wood County, Ohio with fat her, H.N. Bowen and mother Jennie Bowen, and brother Merle (age 15). Pa rents married 9 yrs, 2 children, both living. 2nd marriage for both pare nts.
>1917 June 6 - Age 26, WWI Draft registration - gives birth date & Place , Registered for draft in Tuscola County, Michigan.
>1929 married, age 38, Lucas County, Ohio
>1930 cenus - Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio- Edgar and Cora are living toget her. They had been married within 1 year.

Edgar Bowen and Cora C. Converse (N.D) were married on 27 November 1929 in , Lucas County, Ohio, USA. >27 Nov 1929 Marriage certificate in possession of Paul DeBry (from the L ucas County, Ohio, Probate court): Edgar was born and living in Continen tal, Ohio. His parents were Jennie O. Light and H.N. Bowen. He was ag e 38 and not previously married. Cora was 37 years old. She was a wido w of R. A Robel (sp.?) Her parents were Frank Converse and Ina Coombs. Cora C. Converse (N.D) was born on 11 July 1892 in Providence, Lucas County, Ohio, USA. She died on 22 January 1989 at the age of 96 in Toledo, Lucas Co., Ohio, USA. She held the title of (N.D). >Birth city and middle initial come from IGI.
>Marriage Cert - County and state are from the marriage certificate.
>Death: Social Security Death Index - SSN 290-44-3546, Last known addre ss: Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, zip 43615, SSN issured in Ohio (1964-1965)
>Obituary - The Blade newspaper Jan 24, 1989. "Mrs. Cora C. Bowen, 96, o f Rivard Road, died Sunday in Toledo Hospital. The widow of Edgar Bowen , she was a retired employee of the DeVilbiss Co. She also was a self-emp loyed seamstress and clerk at the former downtown Lion Store. There ar e no immediate survivors. Services will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Nevi lle Mortuary, Dorr Street, where the body will be after 2 p.m. today. Th e family requests that any contributions be to a charity of the donor's c hoice."
Note: The obit says that she had "mediate survivior." She was 9 6 years old. She could have had children that predeceased her. No menti on is made of this in the obit.

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